Summary of Active Marine Safety Information Bulletins

Summary of Active Marine Safety Information Bulletins

This Marine Safety Information Bulletin (MSIB) summarizes and will maintain all current Marine Safety Information Bulletins.

The following is a list of active Marine Safety Information Bulletins:

MSIB Vol XV, Issue 013: Vessel Anchoring Capabilities, published January 28, 2015.
MSIB Vol XVIII, Issue 017: Mississippi River Regulated Navigation Area Vessel Requirements, published March 9, 2018.
MSIB Vol XIX, Issue 007: Towing Vessel Safety Advisory During High Water, published January 15, 2019.
MSIB Vol XIX, Issue 075: Oversized Tow Requests, published October 16, 2019.
MSIB Vol XX, Issue 004: Credentialing of Law Enforcement Officials, published January 14, 2020.
MSIB Vol XX, Issue 006: Regulations for Shipboard Fumigation, published January 14, 2020.
MSIB Vol XX, Issue 007: Safe Carriage of Solid Bulk Cargoes, published January 14, 2020.
MSIB Vol XX, Issue 008: Safe Carriage of Coal Cargoes, published January 14, 2020.
MSIB Vol XX, Issue 016: Unmanned Aerial Systems and Maritime Transportation Security Act Regulated Waterfront Facility Reporting Processes, published February 13, 2020.
MSIB Vol XX, Issue 074: 4-Hour Advanced Notice of Transfer, published June 24, 2020.
MSIB Vol XXII Issue 030: Addressing Cyber Risk at MTSA Regulated Facilities, published May 25, 2022.
MSIB Vol XXII Issue 041: I-10 Bridge Fender Replacement Operations, published July 27, 2022.
MSIB Vol XXII Issue 068: Waterway Status – Temporary Waterway Transit Requirements between MM 63 to MM 66 AHP LMR and Alliance Anchorage Restrictions – Update 1, published December 23, 2022.
MSIB Vol XXII Issue 069: Waterway Status – Temporary Closure MM 0 – MM 2 AHP LMR, published December 27, 2022.

This MSIB supersedes MSIB Vol XXII Issue 001 and cancels all MSIBs not listed above that were issued prior to January 1, 2023. Unless otherwise cancelled, all MSIBs issued on or after January 1, 2023, particularly those safety measures pertaining to high water levels on the Mississippi River, remain in effect.

For further information, contact the following:

Sector New Orleans Waterways Management: (504) 365-2280, SecNOLA-WPM@uscg.mil
MSU Baton Rouge Waterways Management: (225) 298-5400 x230, MSUBatonRougeWWM@uscg.mil
Vessel Traffic Service (24 hours): (504) 365-2514, VHF-FM channels 5A, 12 or 67
Sector New Orleans Command Center (24 hours): (504) 365-2545

//signed//

CAPTAIN K. K. DENNING
Captain of the Port New Orleans